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January 23, 2019

‘AI’ to hit hardest in U.S. heartland and among less-skilled: study

This post was originally published on this siteThe Midwestern states hit hardest by job automation in recent decades, places that were pivotal to U.S. President Donald Trump’s election, will be under the most pressure again as advances in artificial intelligence reshape the workplace, according to a new study by Brookings Institution researchers.
January 23, 2019

China’s Huawei books record sales in its smartphone business

This post was originally published on this siteChina’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd said on Thursday its consumer business sales exceeded a record $52 billion in 2018, on strong demand for its premium smartphones, even as it continued to face heightened global scrutiny of its activities.
January 23, 2019

China’s Huawei unveils 5G modem Balong 5000, ‘world’s most powerful’

This post was originally published on this siteChina’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on Thursday unveiled its 5G modem Balong 5000, which it described as the most powerful 5G modem in the world.
January 23, 2019

China’s Huawei unveils its first 5G base station chipset

This post was originally published on this siteChina’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on Thursday introduced its first 5G base station chipset called Tiangang, which it said increases computing power by 1.5 times.
January 23, 2019

Microsoft says Bing search engine blocked in China

This post was originally published on this siteMicrosoft Corp’s Bing search engine has been blocked in China, the company said on Wednesday, making it the latest foreign technology service to be shut down behind the country’s Great Firewall.
January 23, 2019

Microsoft says Bing inaccessible in China

This post was originally published on this siteMicrosoft Corp’s Bing search engine is currently inaccessible in China and the company is exploring its next steps, a company spokesperson said in a statement.
January 23, 2019

Microsoft’s Bing blocked in China: FT report

This post was originally published on this siteMicrosoft Corp’s Bing search engine has been blocked in China following a government order, the Financial Times reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter.
January 23, 2019

Texas Instruments, other chip maker results spark rally

This post was originally published on this siteTexas Instruments Inc , Xilinx Inc and Lam Research Corp posted quarterly results on Wednesday that reassured investors concerned about U.S.-China trade tensions, sparking a microchip industry stock rally after hours.
January 23, 2019

Huawei executive has strong case to fight extradition: Canadian envoy

This post was originally published on this siteA top executive from Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] being held in Canada can make “strong arguments” against extradition to the United States, in part due to President Donald Trump’s politicization of the case, Canada’s ambassador to China said.
January 23, 2019

Renault board meets to choose successor to Ghosn

This post was originally published on this siteRenault’s board will meet on Thursday to replace Chairman and Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn, in a move that could help ease tensions with alliance partner Nissan following Ghosn’s arrest in Japan for alleged financial misconduct.
January 23, 2019

Ford fourth-quarter results weighed down by losses overseas

This post was originally published on this siteFord Motor Co on Wednesday posted a lower operating fourth-quarter profit as losses in every global region except North America weighed on results.
January 23, 2019

Chip supplier TI misses revenue estimates as Chinese demand dips

This post was originally published on this siteChip supplier Texas Instruments missed Wall Street estimates for quarterly revenue on Wednesday as demand in China worsened in the midst of a trade dispute with the United States and a slowing smartphone market.
January 23, 2019

Texas Instruments beats quarterly profit estimates, shares rise

This post was originally published on this siteApple Inc supplier Texas Instruments Inc beat Wall Street’s forecast on quarterly profit on Wednesday but missed on revenue, a performance that comes amid concerns about slowing smartphone sales.
January 23, 2019

Huawei can still bid for sensitive contracts in UK: Daily Telegraph

This post was originally published on this siteChina’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd can still bid for sensitive contracts in Britain, the Daily Telegraph reported.
January 23, 2019

Boeing says prolonged government shutdown could hurt business: CNBC

This post was originally published on this siteBoeing Co has warned that a prolonged U.S. government shutdown could hurt its business as well as the broader aviation industry, CNBC reported on Wednesday, citing an emailed statement from the plane-maker.
January 23, 2019

Boeing’s flying car lifts off in race to revolutionize urban travel

This post was originally published on this siteBoeing Co said on Wednesday its flying car prototype hovered briefly in the air during an inaugural test flight, a small but significant step as the world’s largest planemaker bids to revolutionize urban transportation and parcel delivery services.
January 23, 2019

Overseas losses drag down Ford fourth-quarter results

This post was originally published on this siteFord Motor Co on Wednesday posted a lower operating fourth-quarter profit as losses in every global region except North America weighed on results.
January 23, 2019

Texas Instruments beats quarterly profit beats estimates, shares rise

This post was originally published on this siteApple Inc supplier Texas Instruments Inc beat Wall Street’s forecast on quarterly profit on Wednesday but missed on revenue, a performance that comes amid concerns about slowing smartphone sales.
January 23, 2019

Texas Instruments’ quarterly revenue dips 1 percent

This post was originally published on this siteTexas Instruments’ quarterly revenue fell 1 percent, hurt by falling demand for its microchips across most markets.
January 23, 2019

Verizon cuts 7 percent of jobs in media unit

This post was originally published on this siteVerizon Communications Inc is cutting about 7 percent, or about 800 jobs, at its media unit, it said on Wednesday.
January 23, 2019

Facebook takes steps to prevent removed pages from duplicating content

This post was originally published on this siteFacebook Inc will make changes to better prevent users who have had their organization’s pages removed for violating its rules from using duplicate pages to continue the same activity, it said on Wednesday.
January 23, 2019

Cboe shelving plan for bitcoin-tracking product: filing

This post was originally published on this siteThe U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Wednesday that Cboe Global Markets Inc is pulling its proposal to list an exchange-traded product tracking the price of bitcoin, delivering another blow to cryptocurrency enthusiasts.
January 23, 2019

New Zealand PM says country is not discriminating against Huawei

This post was originally published on this siteNew Zealand’s prime minister has assured Chinese telecoms equipment group Huawei Technologies Co Ltd of even-handed treatment after the small U.S. ally blocked the sale of some Huawei equipment citing national security concerns.
January 23, 2019

Amazon spends company record on U.S. lobbying in 2018: filing

This post was originally published on this siteAmazon.com Inc spent a company record $14.19 million on lobbying the U.S. government in 2018, according to a disclosure filed late on Tuesday.
January 23, 2019

Sandberg says Facebook must earn back trust

This post was originally published on this siteFacebook Inc’s operations chief Sheryl Sandberg said on Wednesday that the world’s largest social network needed to win back public trust after facing scandals for violating its users’ privacy.